Taxon  Report   9059 
Centaurea jacea  L.
brownray knapweed
Centaurea jacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Centaurea jacea
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Centaurea jacea
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Centaurea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Centaurea jacea ssp. jacea
Centaurea jacea ssp. nigra
Centaurea jacea ssp. pratensis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Centaurea ×moncktonii
TJM2: Centaurea ×pratensis
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 02, 2015).

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